Effective Jan. 1, 2024, the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) will require certain U.S. legal entities and foreign entities registered to do business in the United States (collectively, Reporting Companies) to

Continue Reading FinCEN Extends Beneficial Ownership Reporting Deadline for Newly Formed Companies

On Oct. 13, 2023, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed CA AB39, the Digital Financial Assets Law (DFAL), which is the first comprehensive framework to regulate the digital asset market

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On Oct. 23, 2023, FinCEN published an NPRM that identifies international CVC mixing as “a class of transactions of primary money laundering concern,” and finds that imposing additional recordkeeping and

Continue Reading FinCEN Proposes Rule to Address Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risks Associated with CVC Mixing

On Nov. 1, 2023, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a high-level overview of the topics covered in its proposed Personal Financial Data Rights rule: Fast Facts: Personal Financial

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On Oct. 26, 2023, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas issued a nationwide injunction prohibiting the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) from implementing or enforcing its

Continue Reading Court Issues Nationwide Stay of CFPB’s Section 1071 Small Business Lending Rule

On Oct. 19, 2023, the CFPB released a proposed rule that, if finalized in its present form, would require covered financial institutions to provide consumers and authorized third parties with

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On Oct. 3, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) v. Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA) (Docket No. 22-448), a case that raises the question of whether the CFPB’s funding structure, by which it receives funding directly from the Federal Reserve rather than via a congressional appropriation, violates the U.S. Constitution’s Appropriations Clause and, if so, what the appropriate remedy should be.
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On Oct. 7, 2023, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 478 into law. When it becomes effective July 1, 2024, the law will amend the CLRA to generally ban so-called

Continue Reading California Bans Hidden Fees, Effective July 1, 2024